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Pavlik Guilty of Disorderly Conduct in Taxi Fare Case

by David P. Greisman

Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik pleaded guilty late last week to one count of disorderly conduct in a case stemming from a September incident. Pavlik had allegedly refused to pay a taxi driver $25 home after a ride home from an Ohio bar, according to the Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator.

He had been facing one count of theft of less than $1,000.

Pavlik was fined $300.

He also has a pretrial hearing scheduled for March 17 in a separate case, one in which he’s accused of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to online court records.

In December, police responded early one morning to a report of a potentially impaired driver on the Ohio Turnpike.

“A trooper spotted Pavlik’s car at the gate trying to exit the turnpike, but Pavlik did not have a pass or ticket on him to exit the toll road,” said the Vindicator’s newspaper report at the time, citing police. “As the trooper questioned Pavlik, he showed signs that he was impaired.”

Pavlik refused a breath test but “was still cited because the trooper had probable cause to believe Pavlik was drunk,” the newspaper reported.

The 31-year-old retired last year after a planned fight with Andre Ward was postponed due to Ward suffering an injury in training camp. His last bout was in July 2012, a decision win over Will Rosinsky. That brought his record to 40-2 with 34 knockouts.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 03-05-2014

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;14292779]Tarver owes 200K and is facing felonies, not petty crime charges[/QUOTE] Yeah my bad....at the time I found out about his troubles it was unclear what the charges were and the amount he was in deep....the article I read…

Comment by Joe Grizzley on 03-05-2014

Pavlik should do a show with Tickle from Moonshiners.

Comment by moonshineman on 03-04-2014

Sounds like the Ghost is ready for a comeback.

Comment by Russian Crushin on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;14292731]Tarver made millions....now facing petty crime charges...same thing here with Ghost....these dudes need their souls back but I doubt BHop will return their souls to them...Ex don't roll like that :lol1:[/QUOTE] Tarver owes 200K and is facing felonies, not…

Comment by Mr. David on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;14292731]Tarver made millions....now facing petty crime charges...same thing here with Ghost....these dudes need their souls back but I doubt BHop will return their souls to them...Ex don't roll like that :lol1:[/QUOTE] Tarver allegedly failed to pay $200,000 he owed…

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